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'Oldest house in the state.'
View of old Byers home on the corner of Main Street and Duke Street in Shepherdstown.<br />
A view of a residence on 100 Block on the North side of West German Street.
'Oldest House in West Virginia-This is believed to be the oldest house within the bounds of West Virginia. It was erected, according to the best information available, somewhere between 1727 and 1732, and was the home of the first miller to locate in the new town of Mecklenburg, as Shepherdstown was first called.'
Young girl, Rachel Snyder, stands by Grant's pump. The Grant house, later burned, is seen in the background. The house was located on the North side of German Street, between Duke and Church Streets.
Side porches of the old Towner house; now the Presbyterian Manse, at the corner of German and Church Street.
Old McMurran house and small houses, on north side of German Street, west of Duke Street.
Old Sheetz house, on site of present Lutheran church, on southwest corner of King and High Street.
Rear view of the old Sheetz house.
Looking east on New Street to a home now owned by Mrs. A. S. Lucas. Formerly the home of Mrs. John S. Powell and her two daughters.
African-American woman, 'Aunt Fanny' taken in the backyard of William and Hannah Wells house, on the north side of New Street, between Duke and Church Streets.
African-American woman, Mary Moore, in the backyard of former home of Henry W. Potts, now owned by Dr. and Mrs. W. R. Thacher; on New Street, between Church and King Streets.